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North Carolina's elections results are available for the following elections in the specified years. You may request additional election results information not available on this site by submitting a request form to the State Board. If you have problems accessing this data please contact the Helpdesk at 888-450-7263 or email HelpRequest.SBOE@ncsbe.gov. 
Results listed by month and additional information can be found here.
View the list of candidates here.

Click here to track the status of petitions initiated with the State Board of Elections office

Petitions are used to place candidates and issues upon ballots.

Only certain types of petitions are allowed by law.

Before you begin distributing a petition, you need to be aware of the laws governing your particular petition, as well as general provisions pertaining to petitions in North Carolina. This page reviews the petition process and provides the applicable laws, due dates, forms, and petition sheets. The petition sheets located here, which contain the required information for the different types of petitions, must be used. Blanks at the top of the petition sheet must be completed before collecting any signatures. Additional information on petitions in North Carolina can be found here.

ELECTION RESULTS

North Carolina's elections results are available for the following elections in the specified years. You may request additional election results information not available on this site by submitting a request form to the State Board. If you have problems accessing this data please contact the Helpdesk at 888-450-7263 or email HelpRequest.SBOE@ncsbe.gov.

  • Official Primary Election Results (Canvass)
  • Additional Election Data or Statistics
  • Election Results (Listed By Year)

The General Statutes of North Carolina require county boards of elections to meet at 11:00 a.m. on the seventh day following a statewide primary to canvass the results of the primary election. The date of the county canvass for the 2016 Statewide Primary is Tuesday, March 22, 2016. During a county canvass, a county board of elections will authenticate the count in every ballot item in the county by determining that the votes have been counted and tabulated correctly. For primary contests that are fully within the jurisdiction of a county, the contest results are made official following the county canvass. For contests within the jurisdiction of the State Board of Elections, the State Board will meet after the day of the county canvasses to authenticate the primary election results of these multi-jurisdictional or state-level primary contests.

On our website, once an individual county has completed its county canvass, the county’s election results will display as “Official.” Statewide election results will not become "Official" until after the State Canvass.